Rustic Christmas

Postings this week have been light due to the fact that I’m preoccupied with prepping for a Christmas Party tonight, and a birthday party tomorrow night. Tonight is the “Let It Snow” ladie’s night I mentioned earlier. Pics next week! For now, I found some pretty inspiration from White Lace Wedding for a Rustic Christmas, […]

Amazing Wine & Chocolate Tasting Party

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I cannot say enough good things about this AMAZING Wine & Chocolate Tasting Soiree hosted by Heavenly Blooms! Have you ever seen a more beautiful display of rustic-meets-elegant?! I think not! This is just a sampling of all the fabulous details. Head over to Heavenly Blooms blog to see 4 posts worth of photos…you don’t […]

Stunning Tabletop For Thanksgiving

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I’m pretty sure I want to linger over this table long after dessert is served. Image: California Wedding Wave

Sensational Sunflowers

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 I love the rustic charm of this wedding by Gloria Wong Design. You know my philosophy: take the big ideas from big events, and bring them down to scale for your own celebrations. These photos are great inspiration for creating an autumn gathering centered around sunflowers, and rustic but charming elements. Perfect for a birthday, […]

Moss Panels

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If you read my interview over at Pepper Design blog, then you know my love for what I call “party art.” From party pics, you also know I have a buffet in my dining room which is the perfect place for me to hang some type of art or decor that coordinates with the rest […]

"Natural" Elegance

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Create a beautiful tablescape inspired by nature, like the one here from Green Wedding Shoes. Incorporate large leaves, birds nests, birch candles, green plants, and birds. You automatically get a soft color pallete of green with lots of interesting textures.

Cheese Please!

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I’m in love with this cheese display. The simple signs, the tree trunk pedestals, and the wood baskets all work to create a beautifully modern-rustic cheese presentation. How to recreate your own? Well, Target has some wood-grain bowls, and Michaels has wood planks and craft pieces. If you want to splurge, you can find the […]